Infrastructure Engineer

Nigel Frank International
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
Infrastructure Engineer - Manchester - £50,000-£60,000

Job Description

My clients are one of the world's leading post-production providers and are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer to join their IT team as they continue to grow and take on bigger projects.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills and must be a good communicator. He/she will take a structured approach to collaborate, organise, maintain and oversee key elements of their infrastructure to ensure stable operation and growth. This includes developing, maintaining, supporting and optimising key functional areas (Network Infrastructure, Server Infrastructure, Storage, Data Communications, Backup Strategies, Disaster Recovery and Telecom systems).

Role & Responsibilities

Responsible for the network infrastructure
Responsible for the mixed server estate - roughly 100 Windows Server VMs + 20 Linux Server VMs
Responsible for the Nutanix virtual environment - training will be offered
Participate in IT strategic planning activities that reflect the vision of the Company
Research and recommend solutions that circumvent potential technical issues
Provide high levels of customer service, 3rd line support experience would be an advantage
Collaborate with the IT Support team and other internal departments to carry out infrastructure improvements & changes and to troubleshoot any issues
Architect, execute, test and deliver innovative solutions, keeping up with our evolving industry and ensuring we're ahead of the curve
Contribute to deployment of systems and network integration as required
Continuously improve and optimise aspects of the IT infrastructure and security operations including development or related IT security policies and other relevant processes and standards
Skills & Qualifications

Strong working knowledge of networking disciplines including IP routing, VPNs and VLANs
Strong working knowledge of Virtualization, VMware (circa 15 hosts), oVirt/KVM (circa 5 hosts)
Experience of Linux to support a growing open source environment including homegrown video streamingbased on LAMP, Tomcat and Nimble
Extensive experience in IT infrastructure and security protocols
Key infrastructure services including AD, DNS, DHCP
Configuration management through Ansible or similar
Good working knowledge of AWS and Azure including AAD, another area of growth in our business
Confident in managing multiple projects at any one time
Excellent problem solving skills
Comfortable working in an environment of rapid growth, constant change and some unknowns
Demonstrated strong delivery focus
Excellent client/customer awareness
Proven ability to influence people at all levels
Excellent written and verbal communicationBenefits

Up to 25 days Annual leave
Delivering cutting edge technology and services
Development and Progression

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